Science Technician - Variable Hours

Science Technician - Variable Hours

Are you passionate about education and the difference it can make to people’s lives?   We are one of only seven institutes of adult learning nationally, with a focus on the learning needs of adults.  Our mission is to enable adults and communities thrive through education helping to open new doors, provide opportunities and improve wellbeing.  We are proud to be different, taking pride in our unique character and our inclusive approach to learning.

About the Role

This role is primarily focused on the work required for the GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry, Level 1 and Level 2 Award in Science, Entry Level Science and Access to HE Health and Human Sciences courses. It will include preparing the experiments for different classes. This work, which will include for example, preparation of a range of solutions such as 0.01M iodine, preparation of sterile agar plates, preparation of E. Coli, safe disposal of E. Coli infected agar plates, and preparation of buffer solutions and enzyme solutions, will be scheduled at various times and days to accommodate the needs of our classes. A schedule of work will be agreed with the Programme Manager each term. The successful applicant will also be responsible for ordering new equipment as required, setting up and trailing experiments and working with other cross college staff to ensure the smooth running of the sections. Part of this role will involve supporting the teaching staff and learners during the practical sessions. For this and other work, in order to ensure that Health and Safety of our learners we need an experienced science technician.

If you are an experienced science technician, please do apply for this role or contact us to further discuss particular aspects of the job on 020 8891 5907 and ask for Judith Mills